A road in east Ipswich is set to partially close for overnight repairs later this month. 

Suffolk Highways is carrying out road resurfacing works along a section of Sidegate Lane for three nights from Wednesday, April 17. 

Work will take place between 7pm and 5am and is due to be completed by Saturday, April 20. 

Ipswich Star: The diversion route for the closure of Sidegate LaneThe diversion route for the closure of Sidegate Lane (Image: Suffolk Highways)

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For the duration of the roadworks, traffic will be diverted via Sidegate Lane, Colchester Road, Tuddenham Road and Humber Doucy Lane. 

Elsewhere in Ipswich, Defoe Road remains closed near Thomas Wolsey Ormiston Academy. 

Ipswich Buses has confirmed that while the road is closed, its 9 and 10 service will be diverted. 

The road is expected to reopen by 3pm today.